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Charlie Sheen Exalts PRO 140; Rest of HIV Community Prudent

| By EDGE | Jan 17
Charlie Sheen is a big cheerleader for CytoDyn's HIV injectable, PRO 140. But the rest of the HIV community would like to see some scientific data on their clinical trails first.

Gilead Awards $22M in Grants to Support HIV Cure Research

| By EDGE | Jan 13
Gilead Sciences, Inc. announced the recipients of its HIV cure grants program, a fund totaling more than $22 million, which will support 12 new HIV cure research projects.

New 'PrEP Calculator' Could Help ID Those At High Risk for HIV

| By EDGE | Jan 11
A new study from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health suggests modifying federal health guidelines related to the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV transmission because current standards could miss some people who should be on it.

LA LGBT Center Promotes PrEP Via 'F*ck W/Out Fear' Campaign

| By EDGE | Jan 9
F*ck w/out Fear is the message of a new campaign by the Los Angeles LGBT Center, launched to raise awareness for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as a safe and effective tool to prevent HIV infection.

Long-Acting PrEP Injectable Begins First Trial

| By Brittany Ferrendi | Jan 2
A new trial begins, with hopes of making HIV prevention more practical to the public.

Top HIV & Health Human Interest Stories of 2016

| By Winnie McCroy | Dec 30
Ordinary people have touched our hearts this year by doing extraordinary things. From Amida Care's great work helping people living with HIV/AIDS get their lives together, to SAGE's new plans for LGBT seniors.

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National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
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Comprehensive Sex Education

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MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
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